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Why DisabilityCare is no replacement for life insurance

The Government’s announcement that it intends to partially fund the National Disability Insurance Scheme (now known as DisabilityCare) through an increase to the Medicare levy of 0.5% has generated a lot of interest in the general public.  When the concept of the DisabilityCare scheme (formerly known as the NDIS) was […]

Super and divorce

Divorce is not only distressing but can also be financially devastating if it’s not managed carefully. Here are some essential facts to help you navigate the complexities of a divorce settlement, then get your retirement savings back on track. Divorce is both painful and stressful, especially when children are involved. […]

Super and divorce

Super and divorce Divorce is not only distressing but can also be financially devastating if it’s not managed carefully. Here are some essential facts to help you navigate the complexities of a divorce settlement, then get your retirement savings back on track.  Divorce is both painful and stressful, especially when […]

Oliver’s Insights – Keys to successful investing

Introduction The last five years have been difficult for investors. The global financial crisis (GFC) and its aftermath of private sector deleveraging, public sector debt problems and household, business and investor caution have led to poor and volatile returns from shares. It seems we are constantly on edge with prognostications […]

Super update

——————– On 5 April 2013 the Government announced a number of future reforms to Australia’s superannuation system. These announcements may assist in reducing the significant level of concern around potential changes in the upcoming Federal Budget on Tuesday 14 May 2013, although the Government noted that these changes are not […]